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Face to face is back as the Care & Ageing Expo...

After a couple of years of struggling with Zoom and Facetime video calls and social distancing, face-to-face is back. Richard Campbell, director of CMS Events,...

Relax, refresh, rediscover at Treenbrook Cottages

Just five minutes from the Pemberton town centre and surrounded by idyllic, green pasture. With the majestic Treenbrook State Forest as your backyard, Treenbrook...

PICOBOO! Volunteers are needed for Covid vaccine booster study

Most vaccines wane in effectiveness over time, especially in older people. Therefore, many seniors are being urged to get a third or even a...

People living with dementia are thriving on day care farms

An immense amount of research effort is going into preventing and curing dementia, so far with little to show for millions spent. An alternative approach...

Health advice when preparing to travel now that borders are open

WA Health has some practical advice for anyone planning to wander out yonder this winter. With Covid-19 still in the community, anyone planning a...

Researchers seek male seniors for Alzheimer’s trial

Researchers in Perth and Sydney have launched an appeal for male volunteers to take part in a project to tackle Alzheimer’s disease. There is no...

Where Opinions Matter – is the aged care revolution happening quickly...

A full year has passed since the findings of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety were published. The commission declared: “This cruel...

Palliative care in the Great Southern wins awards

Every year thousands of West Australians receive support from palliative care professionals. Whether that care is delivered within a medical facility or at home,...

Good things come in pears…Western Australian pear season is in full...

Greek poet Homer refers to the pears as a gift of the gods in his celebrated work The Odyssey. High praise indeed from a...

New tool for Parkinson’s patients allows them to swallow better

Many Parkinson’s patients are unable to swallow their saliva as fast as they make it, or close their lips firmly enough to prevent loss...

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